Dana Gossvener was awarded the OATC Outstanding Board Member of the Year in Oklahoma City at the OSSBA Education Leadership Conference. This award recognizes the contributions of technology center school board members who have provided leadership in the development and implementation of school policy and who have supported CareerTech education by giving of their time and energy in the role of board member of a local technology center in Oklahoma.
Gossvener has been a member of the Board of Education at SouthernTech for the past 12 years and is currently serving as the Vice President. Gossvener attends all OSSBA Region 12 meetings and National School Board Association Annual Conferences along with school board workshops offered by CareerTech and SouthernTech. Dr. David Powell, Superintendent of SouthernTech said, “He is a solid board member who gives a considerable amount of thought into each decision made. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the table with his business and employer experience is I’m glad he was given this honor.”